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C: The Traditional Tune Archive
PRISONER BOY. American, Reel (cut time). USA, Texas. A Major. AEac# tuning (fiddle). "Prisoner Boy", a fast cross-tuned breakdown, was recorded for Victor Records in October, 1929, in Dallas, Texas, by Fiddlin' Jim Pate (1867, 1935), accompanied on guitar by his son Tom. The tune (backed with "Texas Farewell" was to be their only recording.
Recorded sources : - County CD 3524, Fiddlin' Jim Pate - "Old Time Texas String Bands" (). Victor V-40170 (78 RPM) , Fiddlin' Jim Pate (1929, recorded Dallas, Texas). The Canote Brothers - "Calico Pie."
See also listing at :
Hear Jim Pate's 1929 recording at youtube.com  and Slippery Hill 
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